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Chugchucaras is the local delicacy of Latacunga, Ecuador, and the surrounding area. Chugchucaras consists of deep fried pork, mote (boiled hominy), potatoes, fried plantains, empanadas, and pork rinds. It is accompanied by aji, a spicy sauce made with hot peppers, tomatoes, cilantro, and onions.
This dish uses the different agricultural and animal products available in the area, as well as plantains that arrive from the lower tropical regions, since Latacunga is on trade routes between coastal, tropical areas and Quito.
Although it is original from Latacunga, this local delicacy can also be found in other cities of Ecuador.
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